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O1 - Otley Brewing Company

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5 Ratings
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.2
pDev: 12.81%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Otley Brewing Company visit their website
United Kingdom (Wales)

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Pale straw coloured bitter using Brewers Gold
and Styrian Hops. Easy quaffing session bitter.

(Beer added by: wl0307 on 12-28-2008)
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Appearance: Slightly hazy golden colour with a poor head, just few big bubbles. However, when I had this from cask at one of the Otley pubs, it poured with a thick creamy head, and this is the thirs different Otley beer I have had from bottle that has show a crappy head. Anyway, the carbonation is very light too.

Aroma: Intense fruity nose, with grapefruit, zesty lemon, creating a very sharp refreshing aroma.

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A: pale golden in colour, coming with a very creamy and thick off-white head that sustains throughout the drink, on top of light carbonation - looking superb!
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T: grapefruity and flowery hop flavour comes on top of a thin bed of very pale malts, rather simplistic thought nice; chewy and tannic bitter in the finish, like a well-hopped bitter. Something's missing here...
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